Online Dating Putting You Off? Try a Matchmaker – The New York Times

September 30th, 2007|

FOR more than three years, Jennifer Silver, 33, a freelance marketing consultant in Manhattan, trolled online dating sites looking for love. She tried and JDate. “I had the worst experiences,” Ms. Silver said. When one potential date didn’t bear the slightest resemblance to his photo, she walked right past [...]

The Dating Coach Is In – The New York Times

September 27th, 2007|

THIS is embarrassing to admit, but for the sake of the greater good, here goes: I am a dating disaster. The thought of meeting a stranger, sitting through a drink or meal, trying to be clever, makes me cranky. Think about the books that could be read while the other [...]

She has Cupid’s arrow in her purse – The Associated Press

August 31st, 2007|

Sophia McDonald believes she has Cupid's arrow in her purse. Forget the fact that she is single. She's got a large database of contacts and a certificate from the Matchmaking Institute in New York. So this modern-day Emma is leaving her career as a real estate broker to put her [...]

Syracuse matchmaking business clicks with clients- CNYBJ

June 8th, 2007|

Syracuse matchmaking business clicks with clients CNY Business Journal - June 8, 2007 Lunch Appeal provides interviews, introductions, feedback to lonely singles. Pamela and Scott Stowell knew they were watching something special. The socially active couple (....) were in front of the television, when a 20/20 special about the Matchmaking [...]

How To Read Your Date In 5 Minutes

March 22nd, 2007|

HOW TO READ YOUR DATE IN 5 MINUTES IN New York, you don’t have an entire evening to waste wondering if your date is The One. But you do have a solid five minutes. So, in the spirit of keeping painful evenings to a one-drink minimum, we’ve collected the top [...]

Career Talk with Maggie Mistal

February 9th, 2007|

Career Talk with Maggie Mistal Martha Stewart Living Radio - February 09, 2007 Lisa Clampitt, Matchmaking Institute Executive Director, spoke live on Martha Stewart Living Radio.

Making Money Making Matches- Forbes

February 9th, 2007|

Making Money Making Matches Forbes - February 09, 2007 Making Money Making Matches “Can you believe I get paid for this, drinking tea and talking about love all day long?” Almost seven years after launching her own matchmaking business, Lisa Clampitt is still amazed at her good fortune. And why [...]

A Match Made in… Manhattan

November 19th, 2006|

A Match Made in... Manhattan The Sunday Telegraph, Stella, November 19, 2006 Lessons in Love. How on earth do you teach people to be matchmakers? Doesn't it all come down to intuition? The answer is yes - and no. "Intuition is definitely a big part of it, says Clampitt, but [...]

The 10-minute seduction- Men’s Health

November 9th, 2006|

Many things run through a woman's mind when you meet. Here's how to go from "hello" to "oh my" BY DENNY WATKINS, NOVEMBER 09, 2006 Your Approach Her brain quickly vets your height and facial symmetry the moment you meet. Now convince her of your character. Approach confidently; don't pretend [...]

Disillusioned online daters turn to matchmakers- Reuters

November 1st, 2006|

Disillusioned online daters turn to matchmakers By Sophie Hares LONDON | Wed Nov 1, 2006 Online daters, disappointed by potential partners lying about their age, weight or marital status, are turning to professional matchmakers to find love. Rather than risk taking pot luck online, chief executives, entertainers and politicians are [...]

Meet your new matchmaker – Glad Simmons

June 4th, 2005|

Meet your new matchmaker - Glad Simmons HALIFAX DAILY NEWS -- June 4 -- Glad Simmons opened Better Half Matchmakers after being certified by the The School of Matchmaking and Relationship Sciences in New York. It's aimed at people who don’t frequent singles functions and don’t have the time or [...]

Making Matchmakers!- Splash Magazine

May 27th, 2005|

LA Splash Magazine - May 07, 2005 Nicknamed by the press the "Cupid Academy" and "Love U". The Matchmaking Institute - The School of Matchmaking and Relationship Sciences. Is a new school where they not only train you to be a Matchmaker but offer a certification program. The "Cupid Academy" [...]